WestJet Launches Issuer Program to Address Corporate Clients Needs
TORONTO, March 20, 2014 /CNW/ - GBTA Convention -- UATP today announced that
WestJet Airlines is the newest UATP Issuer, now issuing accounts in Canada and
accepting all UATP accounts as a form of payment.
"WestJet is a leader in the airline industry and will be a valuable asset for
UATP," said Ralph Kaiser, president and CEO, UATP. "As an Issuer, WestJet is
on the path for long-term success and we look forward to supporting them in
growing their UATP program."
WestJet is powered by an award-winning culture of care and recognized as one
of the country's top employers, offering scheduled service to more than 85
destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe.
Through their regional airline, WestJet Encore, and with partnerships with
airlines representing every major region of the world, WestJet offers guests
more than 120 destinations in more than 20 countries.
Kaiser continued, "There is significant corporate demand within Canada, and by
becoming a UATP Issuer, WestJet has positioned itself to capture that demand
to grow market share; we look forward to helping grow a very successful UATP
program within WestJet."
For more information, visit UATP at its booth during the GBTA Convention,
UATP.COM or www.westjet.com
UATP is a global payment solution owned and operated by the world's airlines
and accepted by thousands of merchants for air, rail, hotel and travel agency
payments. UATP offers easy-to-use data tools, DataStream(SM) and DataMine(SM),
which provide comprehensive account details to Issuers and Corporate
Subscribers for accurate travel management.
Accepted as a form of payment for corporate business travel worldwide by
airlines, travel agencies and Amtrak®; UATP accounts are issued by:
Aeromexico; Air New Zealand (ANZFF.PK); American Airlines (Nasdaq: AAL);
Austrian Airlines; China Eastern Airlines (NYSE: CEA); Delta Air Lines (NYSE:
DAL); EL AL Israel Airlines; Etihad Airways; GOL Linhas aereas inteligentes
S.A. (NYSE: GOL and Bovespa: GOLL4); Hahn Air; Japan Airlines (9201:JP);
Luhfthansa German Airlines; Malaysia Airlines; Qantas Airways (QUBSF.PK);
Shandong Airlines; United Airlines (NYSE: UAL); and US Airways.
Contact: UATP Corporate Communications Wendy Ward, email@example.com +1 202 626
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